Stories From 2014

Nov 28, 2014

Sheila Smith McKoy participates in panel

On November 17, Sheila Smith McKoy led and presented at the panel discussion on “Ebola, 2014: Anatomy of an Epidemic.”

Nov 28, 2014

Catherine Mainland to publish paper

Catherine Mainland’s “Domestic Colonialism: Sophie von Sternheim’s Bourgeois Conquests” will appear in a special edition of the South Atlantic Review this winter.

Nov 28, 2014

Andrew Johnston gives invited lecture

On October 28, Andrew Johnston gave an invited lecture titled “Models of Code and the Digital Architecture of Time” at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (University of Maryland, College Park) as a part of their Digital Dialogues […]

Nov 28, 2014

Paul Fyfe delivers keynote

Paul Fyfe gave the opening keynote at the 2014 colloquium of the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship at Case Western Reserve University. He also led a working group on visualization and virtual worlds at the Mellon-funded Triangle Scholarly Communications Institute.

Nov 28, 2014

Helen Burgess participates in panel, publishes book

Helen Burgess created and presented “Kai-Awase: A Shell Game” as part of a panel on medieval fragments at the Babel Working Group Biennale at UC Santa Barbara, October 16–18. Burgess’s book Highways of the Mind was published on November 1 […]

Nov 28, 2014

John Balaban gives lecture, reading

On November 3, John Balaban gave a class lecture at Holy Cross University, and he joined a panel and gave a reading at Haverford College, November 11–12.

Nov 28, 2014

Chris Anson publishes book, gives talks

Chris Anson’s new book Understanding and Creating Digital Texts: An Activity-Based Approach (written with Richard Beach, Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, and Tom Reynolds) has just been released from Rowan and Littlefield. Anson and his son Ian, who is finishing his dissertation in political […]

Nov 21, 2014

Film Brings Cherokee Language to Life

If current trends aren’t soon reversed, the Cherokee language will soon go extinct. NC State’s North Carolina Language and Life Project has produced a film documenting the tribe’s efforts and sounding a call to save the language. First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee premieres Friday, Nov. 21, at the NC Museum of History.

Nov 19, 2014

CHASS MA Project Award: Meridel Thomson

MA graduate Meridel Thomson has won the CHASS MA Project Award for 2014. Her project, described below, brings together work in the areas of rhetoric and creative writing, among many other influences. The project was directed by Elaine Orr. WRITING CHRONIC […]

Nov 11, 2014

Graduate Student Conference

The Association of English Graduate Students (AEGS) is happy to announce its 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference. The AEGS Conference will be hosted at NC State University  March 27 & 28, 2015, and is open to any graduate students who […]